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10 Reasons You Need to Go To Georgia

Today, with discount flights and highly developed tourism all around the world, it can feel like there are no new places to go. But sometimes, historical shifts can open up completely new horizons. Georgia, located on the crossroads of Asia and Eastern Europe, is one of the still relatively unknown …

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Wine Experts in Ireland Interviewed on Georgian Products

Wine Experts in Ireland Interviewed on Georgian Products

Earlier in November Hvino News informed our readers about a wine masterclass in Ireland featuring Georgian wine by Iago Bitarishvili (read more: Iago’s wines featured in Ireland). It took place on November 10 at the five star Cliff House Hotel in Ardmore. The event’s organizers were sommelier Thierry Sauvnot, importer Pascal …

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Pot Plants to Appear in the Streets of Tbilisi

Pot plants which appeared in the streets of Tbilisi are looking for their owners. Thus, if you find one of them in the street with a sign “Save the plant”, you can take it home. In the frame of the initiative, in Tbilisi, they placed different plants in the pots …

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Innovative Construction Method Introduced in Georgia

For the first time in Georgia, experimental road construction method was used for building a 300-meter section of Ponichala-Marneuli-Guguti motorway (state border with Armenia). According to Road Department, the new method implies road construction by use of special cement mixture. Its value per square meter is 5-6 USD that is …

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GEORGIA: Fashion Beyond Vetements OR A View From Within

GEORGIA: Fashion Beyond Vetements OR A View From Within

“Do you know that Georgian is the only language in the world still based on its indigenous alphabet? It is not part of any group, singular.” My conversation partner is tireless and adamant when it comes to defending Georgia’s uniqueness as a greenhouse for cultural fusion as well as regional …

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Tbilisi Notes Rise in Russian Business Interest Towards Georgia

There has been no change in the relations between Russian and Georgian businessmen, the Georgian prime minister’s special representative for Russia relations, Zurab Abashidze, said. “No particular change is taking place in the relations between Russian and Georgian businessmen, except their rising interest in developing business cooperation,” he said, while …

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British Magazine Decanter Covers Ikalto Qvevri Wine School

Leading British wine magazine Decanter published today an article on Ikalto qvevri wine school. The article by Darrel Joseph is entitled “New qvevri school to open in Georgia”. Parts of article follow below: A school and cultural center dedicated to preserving the ancient craft of producing qvevri has been built …

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With Donald Trump’s Election, Georgia Dusts Off Plans for a Trump Tower

Trump Tower Batumi

A real-estate development company in the South Caucasus state of Georgia, a close US ally, has announced plans to proceed with a long-stalled Trump-Tower project; a claim that, if realized, could raise further sticky questions about the dividing line between business and government under a Trump administration. Plans for a …

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Waste Paper and Cellulose Recycling Factory To Open in Tbilisi

The first vice-premier Dimitri Kumsishvili opened a new factory called “Tissue Paper” to recycle waste paper and cellulose. “Tissue Paper” produces hygienic paper for the market. Kumsishvili positively evaluated the fact that a new factory is environment friendly and they recycle the waste paper. He declared that it is important …

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